John Tesh
John Tesh
Real Name/Full Name John Frank Tesh
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Tesh
Birth Place: Garden City, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 July 1952
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –198 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – John F.Tesh
Mother – Mildered
Siblings: N/A
School: Garden City High School
College: North Carolina State University
Religion: Christan
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Connie Sellecca (m. 1992), Julie Wright (m. 1982–1991)
Kids/Children Name: Prima Tesh
Profession: Composer, Musician, Anchor
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: June 2024

John Frank Tesh, popularly known as John Tesh, is an American pop music composer, pianist, television presenter, and radio host. He hosts a radio show named Intelligence for Your Life. He also hosted Intelligence for Your Life Radio Show on Television with his wife, Connie Sellecca, from 2014. He has for Emmy Awards, had his four gold albums, two nominations for the Grammy, and an Associated Press Award for the Investigative Journalism.

He used to do live concerts, which raised more than $7 million for the Public Broadcasting Service(PBS). He also wrote the National Basketball Association(NBA) theme on NBC Channel named Roundball Rock. He has also co-hosted the Television Program named Entertainment Tonight. He also hosted many sports programs such as Olympic Games, Wimbledon, The US Open, Ironman Triathlon, etc.

Well, how well do you know about John Tesh? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Tesh’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John Tesh to date.

Biography and Early Life

John was born on 9 July 1952 in Garden City, New York, United States of America. His father’s name is John F. Tesh, and his mother’s name was Mildred. His father was a Textile Chemist, and his mother was a nurse. In 1970, John did his schooling at Garden City High School. He used to play piano and trumpet since he was six, and he also used to play in the rock band. He graduated in Communications and Music at a university named North Carolina State University.

Tesh took a Radio and TV Course when he was studying at North Carolina University with the chemistry and physics subjects test worked low maintenance perusing later the news for Rick Dees at a radio station named WKIX-FM-Raleigh in 1974. His flatmate, Bill Leslie, anchor at a virtual channel named WRAL-TV, assisted him with getting the radio and TV field. While around there, Tesh functioned as an anchorperson in Raleigh, Orlando, Nashville, at that point, moving to WCBS-TV in New York, this segment of his vocation traversed 12 years.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Tesh in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Tesh’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 9 July 1952. Though, he is 6′ 6″ in feet and inches and 198 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


John Tesh did his schooling at a school named Garden City High School and graduated from a university named North Carolina State University in Communications and Music. He also took a TV and Radio Course when he was doing his graduation.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tesh was married to Connie Sellecca in 1992, who was an actress. They gave birth to a daughter named Prima. Her wife was married to Gil Gerard, and they together had a son named Gib. Gil Gerard is an actor who acts in some TV and Radio shows of Tesh. John Tesh and Sekkecca stay in Los Angeles, United States of America.

In his early days, Tesh dated an American Talk show host and television producer named Oprah Gail Winfrey. Tesh was involved in the Church at the time of his young age and was raised a Baptist. After that, during his adult life, he became inactive in the Church, and in the future, when his wife introduced him to Louis Lapides, he again became active in the Church. After that, he began writting and making Christian Music.

Is John Tesh Gay?

No, John Tesh is not gay, he got married to an actor named Connie Sellecca in 1992, and they have a child named Prima. In his early days, Tesh dated an American Talk show host and television producer named Oprah Gail Winfrey.

Professional Career

During the 1970s, Tesh did anchoring in many TV shows like WSM-TV, which was in Nashville, Tennessee, where he used to cover stories like Oprah Winfrey. He became known to all when he started co-hosting a TV show named Entertainment Tonight, which ran from 1986 to 1996. Tesh was a sportscaster in CBS Sports, following with NBC.

He did anchoring works in the Tour De France, which was from 1983 to 1986. He also became an anchor for the US Open, Summer Olympics in 1996, and Gymnastics in 1992. Tesh was rewarded for the theme music Bobby’s World in the 1990s, which Howie Mandel hosted. He was also rewarded for the theme song of the National Basketball Association for NBC.

A television version of Intelligence for Your Life was debuted in 2014. Tesh wrote a book named Intelligence For Your Life: Powerful Lessons for Personal Growth which was reprinted in 2012 and was published by Thomas Nelson.


John Tesh was first introduced in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2018. He was then introduced in the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2019. Tesh won the Show of the Year Award for his Radio show by Radio & Records in 2007. Tesh was selected for the Best Pop Instrumental Album for the Grammy for an album named Power Of Love. Some of his other achievements are 6 Emmy Awards for his sports themes, 3 Gold Album, and a Keyboard Magazine Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Tesh in 2024

John Tesh Net Worth
John Tesh Net Worth

The net worth of John Tesh is $40 million as of the year 2024. Most of his wealth comes from his hosting in various programs of television and Radio. He got many awards for hosting various big programs and making theme songs for the sports department.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • John’s father was a chemist, and his mother was a nurse.
  • He took TV and Radio as a subject and physics and chemistry when he was at North Carolina University.

John Tesh is a very successful show host, who hosted in the Worldwide and has many awards and nominations for his work. Some of his well-known works in Hollywood are Intelligence for Your Life and John Tesh One World.



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